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Timber Frame Lintels
Description

Timber frame lintels are manufactured from pre-galvanized carbon steel to BS EN 10346: 2009 DX51D plus Z600 or grade Z275 to BS 5977-2: 1983 (BS EN 845-2: 2003). There is a minimum galvanized zinc coating of 600 g/m² (including both sides).

Heavy duty timber frame lintels are insulated with expanded polystyrene and conform to BS 13163: 2008. The lintels must be used in conjunction with lateral restraint clips and a tight fitting timber batten to prevent twisting. Requires a damp proof course over all lintels.

General information
Material

Galvanized steel

To BS EN 10346: 2009. DX51D plus Z600 or grade Z275 to BS 5977-2:1983 (BSEN 845-2:2003).

Stainless steel

Grade 1.4307 to BS EN 10088-2. Other grades available on request: contact manufacturer.

Uniclass 2015
Pr_20_85_48_11 Carbon steel lintelsPrimary
CAWS

F30/755 Prefabricated steel lintels

F30/85 Prefabricated steel lintels

Specification data - Carbon steel lintels
Product Reference

Timber Frame Lintel

Type

L7/50

For use with 50–65 mm cavities. Standard load.

L7/75

For use with 70–85 mm cavities. Standard load.

L7/100

For use with 90–105 mm cavities. Standard load.

L7/HD 50

For use with 50–65 mm cavities. Heavy duty load.

L7/HD W 75

For use with 70–85 mm cavities. Heavy duty load.

L7/HD 100

For use with 90–105mm cavities. Heavy duty load.

L7/XHD 50

For use with 50–65mm cavities. Extra heavy duty load.

L7/XHD 75

For use with 70–85 mm cavities. Extra heavy duty load.

L7/XHD 100

For use with 90–105 mm cavities. Extra heavy duty load.

Material

Galvanized steel

To BS EN 10346: 2009. DX51D plus Z600 or grade Z275 to BS 5977-2:1983 (BSEN 845-2:2003).

Stainless steel

Grade 1.4307 to BS EN 10088-2. Other grades available on request: contact manufacturer.

Length

As drawing

As schedule

Standard product features

Outer leaf:

102 mm.

Product Options

Length (manufactured in 150 mm increments):

  • L7/50: 600–4800 mm.
  • L7/75: 600–4800 mm.
  • L7/100: 600–4800 mm.
  • L7/HD 50: 600–3000 mm.
  • L7/HD 75: 600–3000 mm.
  • L7/HD 100: 600–3000 mm.
  • L7/XHD 50: 600–4800 mm.
  • L7/XHD 75: 600–4800 mm.
  • L7/XHD 100: 600–4800 mm.

Other cavity widths and loading conditions are also available, consult manufacturer for details.

Technical characteristics:

For Uniformly Distributed Load (UDL) figures, height and thickness of lintel ranges, consult manufacturers literature for details.

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